Tag: comps

Comprehensive Exams: Be Prepared!

If you’re nervous about your comprehensive exams (comps), we have a guide that should help! Comprehensive Exams: Library Strategies is intended to help you find the resources in the Library that you need to succeed. Click on the tabs to learn the following: Preparing before getting your exam. Using resources to understand your questions. Searching […]

Comprehensive Exams: Library Strategies Guide

If you’re nervous about your upcoming comprehensive exam, we have a guide that should help! Comprehensive Exams: Library Strategies is intended to help you find the resources in the Library that you need to succeed. Click on the tabs to learn the following: Preparing before getting your exam. Using resources to understand your questions. Searching […]

New ebrary Titles

The library added some new books to our ebrary database in May and June. For all of you working on your comprehensive exams, dissertations or papers right now, you may be interested to know that there were quite a few methodology and writing books added. Here are the titles: AMA Handbook of Business Writing: The […]

Comprehensive Exams – Coming Up Soon?

The Library has created a new guide to resources in the Library that can help you during your Comprehensive exam. Here are some highlights of the guide: Before You Get the Exam Resources to Help You Understand Your Question Methodology Resources Search Tips Forming and Refining a Search Strategy Evaluating Resources Access to Resources Outside […]

Life Rafts for Doctoral Learners (Advanced Guides & Tutorials)

For those of you who will soon be wrapping up at the Jacksonville colloquium (or have attended any other colloquia), here are some of the guides and tutorials the librarians talked about at the library sessions. Nearly every guide mentioned at the library’s colloquia sessions are included in a special section of our Guides & […]

Track and Organize your Research

Do you feel overwhelmed when researching? Can’t remember which databases you’ve already looked in? What search terms you used? Or if the results where helpful? Maybe you are doing SO MUCH research that you need a tool to help keep it all straight. If this sounds familiar, check out Capella Library’s guide Staying Organized & […]

Build Your Personal Library – Before You Leave Your Course

With the quarter winding down (and great bargains at the mall beckoning), it’s easy to fall into a bit of school complacency. There’s a moment when you just want to be done! But before you close your courseroom for the last time, think about the readings and guides that were in your course. If you […]